This Week in Coding: #009

I am still working on my portfolio. If nothing else, this process has helped me understand all of the moving parts of this web development/design process. I spent a lot of time this week working through various Illustrator tutorials. A few months ago, I did the same thing with Firework (a program no longer in …

This Week in Coding: #008

This week was very weird, I had a very difficult time focusing, despite staying posted in the library everyday for 6 hours. On a personal note, I was tired as hell and couldn’t figure out why. On a professional note, I started it off spending my entire Monday applying for jobs, some media (a girl …

Trying out a new text editor

This week I tried out a new text editor. For the last few weeks I’ve downloaded and installed quite a few. I’m working on a Windows machine so I’m limited in that regard. Some programs I’ve installed and just peeked into include Sublime Text, VSCode, Brackets, TweakStyle and Atom. I work with Notepad++ and Netbeans …

This Week in Coding: #007

Confession: I’m a recovering perfectionist. I try to get everything just right the first time and that hold me back a lot. For example, I’ve worked on my WordPress boilerplate for the last few weeks and yes it’s a boilerplate that I should use for other projects but having not completed it is sort of …

This Week in Coding: #006

This week in coding… I went down the DevTips Youtube rabbit hole and loved everything I watched. Some of my favorite videos include: This is a reminder that I just need to create version 1 of my portfolio and stop obsessing over whether it will be THE ONE to make or break my career. I …